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Asexual is Awesome with Sarah Elkins



Sarah Elkins, a comic writer/artist and author, joins me to talk about asexual representation, character creation, the power of words, and more.

Her comic MAGIC REMAINS and her cellphone novel BY THE BLADE are both on Tapas: https://tapas.io/Neila

Her new book, THE FACILITY, is on Amazon and Barnes & Noble.

You can keep up with Sarah on Twitter at @NeilaK20, and on Facebook at @SarahNeilaElkins

Also, I tweet at @Brianna_daSilva, and post artsy Instagram pictures at @curious_storyteller.

I host the monthly #FemalesinFantasy chat at @femalesnfantasy. Become a co-creator at patreon.com/femalesinfantasy for bonus content, a chance to shape the show, and access to an exclusive online book club!


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Othering in Fantasy with Jeannette Ng



Jeannette Ng comes on the show to talk about how othering and racism can sneak into fantasy and sci-fi, and how she turned this on its head in her Victorian gothic novel, UNDER THE PENDULUM SUN.

You can keep up with Jeannette on Twitter at @Jeannette_Ng, and read her Medium articles at https://medium.com/@nettlefish.

Also, I tweet at @Brianna_daSilva, and post artsy Instagram pictures at @curious_storyteller.

I host the monthly #FemalesinFantasy chat at @femalesnfantasy. Become a co-creator at patreon.com/femalesinfantasy for bonus content, a chance to shape the show, and access to an exclusive online book club!

Note: Apologies for the drop in audio quality during the intro/outro. I recorded that part in a rush, and didn’t realize until well after the fact that I had been capturing through my computer’s mic, not my professional mic. Oops!


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Decolonizing Speculative Fiction with Dr. Darcie Little Badger



I am joined by Earth scientist and Lipan Apache writer Dr. Darcie Little Badger, to talk about indigenous futurisms, native stereotypes, and her work in SFF short fiction. Plus, she teaches me about a new genre of science fiction: solarpunk!

You can keep up with Darcie on Twitter at @ShiningComic, where you can find links to all her writing.

My travel announcement video is on YouTube: https://youtu.be/Bj5FolyTWic

Also, I tweet at @Brianna_daSilva, and post artsy Instagram pictures at @curious_storyteller.

I host the monthly #FemalesinFantasy chat at @femalesnfantasy.


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Intersectional Superheroes with C.B. Lee



C.B. Lee and I take a deep dive into intersectionality, Asian diaspora characters, bisexual erasure, and whitewashing. Plus, superheroes – all the superheroes!

You can keep up with Carrie at cb-lee.com, on Twitter at @author_cblee, or on Instagram at @cblee_cblee. Her books are NOT YOUR SIDEKICK, NOT YOUR VILLAIN, and SEVEN TEARS AT HIGH TIDE.

I’m on Twitter at @Brianna_daSilva, and I host the monthly #FemalesinFantasy chat at @femalesnfantasy. Become a co-creator at patreon.com/femalesinfantasy for bonus content, a chance to shape the show, and access to an exclusive online book club!


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Bisexuality and Necromancy with Sarah Glenn Marsh



I chat with Sarah Glenn Marsh about bisexual representation, writing egalitarian and diverse fantasy worlds, and her recent YA release, REIGN OF THE FALLEN.

You can keep up with Sarah at sarahglennmarsh.com or on Twitter at @SG_Marsh.

I’m on Twitter at @Brianna_daSilva, and I host the monthly #FemalesinFantasy chat at @femalesnfantasy. Become a co-creator at patreon.com/femalesinfantasy for bonus content, a chance to shape the show, and access to an exclusive online book club!


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Black and British Heroes with Temi Oh



Temi Oh and I talk about writing black characters, the future of science fiction, and her upcoming novel, DO YOU DREAM OF TERRA-TWO.

You can keep up with Temi at theonlytemioh.com, on Instagram at @temi_0h, or on Twitter at @Temi_Oh.

I’m on Twitter at @Brianna_daSilva, and I host the monthly #FemalesinFantasy chat at @femalesnfantasy. Become a co-creator at patreon.com/femalesinfantasy for bonus content, a chance to shape the show, and access to an exclusive online book club!